I look through my sketch books to uncover ideas and images that stimulated me but which I didn’t flesh out at the time. This recalls me to myself and my sensibilities which often jump-starts new work.
It’s easy to come up with the idea. The work comes in the actual execution of the idea and then doing it all over again, while at the same time striving to improve skills, so that every successive image is better than the last.
Notable work from students in the classes of Costa Vavagiakis, Robin Smith, Jeff Buckland, Jerry Weiss, Paul Oestreicher & Christopher Raccioppi, and Gregg Kreutz.
I feel with this current world crisis that social media has opened new venues to seize some power in our potency as creators rather than wait for the establishment to shed light on us.